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Severe weather threat continues on Wednesday for the Plains and Northeast

The severe weather threat continues on Wednesday across portions of the central and southern Plains. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary risks, however tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Severe weather will also be possible across portions of the Northeast where damaging winds are the primary threat.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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6NM SE Sanibel FL

Marine Zone Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL EXTEND OVER FLORIDA PENINSULA AND INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO THROUGH THE WEEK ALLOWING FOR EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS TO REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WILL BE NEAR THE COAST WHERE THE SEA BREEZE WILL SET UP...PRODUCING AN ONSHORE FLOW DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AN EASTERLY SURGE TO EXERCISE CAUTION LEVEL WINDS IS EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE GULF WATERS DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS THROUGH THE WEEK. OTHERWISE...NO HEADLINES ARE EXPECTED.

Today
East winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming north 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming east 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Thursday
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015
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